Government Employee salary in Washington

Average salary
Based on 536 income tax records
Average salary by age
How much do Government Employees make?
The average total salary for a Government Employee is $76,500 per year. This is based on data from 536 TurboTax users who reported their occupation as Government Employee and includes taxable wages, tips, bonuses, and more. Government Employee salary can vary between $37,000 to $136,000 depending on factors including education, skills, experience, employer & location. Read more
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Based on income reported to the IRS in box 1 of W-2.

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Government Employee salary by company

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Salary range**
City Of Seattle, Washington
27 income tax records
$64K – $156K
National Finance Center, Washington
52 income tax records
$58K – $140K
Department Of The Interior, Washington
22 income tax records
$63K – $126K
King County, Washington
19 income tax records
$65K – $124K
US Department Of Defense, Washington
181 income tax records
$37K – $118K
State Of Washington, Washington
24 income tax records
$37K – $95K
Department Of Social Services, Washington
29 income tax records
$36K – $92K

Government Employee demographics in Washington

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43% are single
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57% are married
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43% have kids
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64% own a home

Effective Tax Rates for Government Employees in Washington

536 full-time salaries from 2019
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The average salary for a government employee in Washington is $76,500 per year. Government employee salaries in Washington can vary between $37,000 to $136,000 and depend on various factors, including skills, experience, employer, bonuses, tips, and more.

This data is exclusive to Mint Salary and is based on 536 tax returns from TurboTax customers who reported their occupation as government employee.

The following companies offer the highest salaries for government employees in Washington: City of Seattle ($101,500 a year), National Finance Center ($92,500 a year), and Department of The Interior ($86,500 a year).

The following cities offer the highest salaries for government employees in Washington: Renton, WA ($98,500 a year), Seattle, WA ($93,000 a year), and Everett, WA ($80,500 a year).
Total salary amounts here include total taxable wages, tips, prizes and other compensation. Salaries here are not representative of the total population and may reflect different levels of experience or education. Learn more
Total salary ranges shown here exclude outliers.